Tennis and diving are both part of the Summer Olympics. Tennis was a part of the first modern Olympics during the summer of 1896. It was taken out of the Olympics in 1922 and restored to the Summer Olympics in 1988. Diving became a Summer Olympic sport in 1904.
Table tennis was first included as a medal event at the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics.
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at the 2008 Summer Olympics/
Only in the Summer Olympic Games.
1) Synchronized Diving - added at the 2000 Summer Olympics. 2) Triathlon - added at the 2000 Summer Olympics. 3) Trampoline - added at the 2000 Summer Olympics. 4) Snowboarding - added at the 1998 Winter Olympics. 5) Skeleton - added at the 2002 Winter Olympics although this event was in the 1948 and 1928 Games and was known as toboggan.
Yes it is including the recently added Women's Boxing Events for the 2012 Summer Olympics
Tennis was removed from the summer Olympics in 1924. The argument was that Tennis does not uphold the Olympic ideals. Having said this, it is also argued that Tennis does not rightly belong in the Olympics because the Tennis players who do qualify for the Olympics find other tournaments and Grand Slams more of a goal and gaining prize money then winning a gold medal in the Olympics. -Thomas Wren
Some of the sports that are included in the Summer Olympics are tennis, diving, boxing, and archery. Swimming, basketball, and table tennis are also included.
Andy Murray Great Britain (GBR) won Men's singles for Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Yes, table tennis has been competed in the Olympics since the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul.
Yes, table tennis has been a Summer Olympic sport since 1988. It was introduced during the Seoul Olympics and is dominated by Asian countries.
Women's Boxing is the newest added to this 2012 Olympics
Table tennis, handball, wrestling
Women's basketball debuted at the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal.
At the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, 9 new events were added. These included BMX cycling, team events for table tennis and fencing, the women's 3000 meter steeplechase run, and a 10 km open water swimming event.
Why did the Olympics Committee eliminate tennis after 1924?
Tennis was a part of the original modern Olympics that were started in 1896. Tennis was an Olympic sport until after the 1924 Olympics when it was dropped. Tennis, again, became an Olympic sport beginning with the 1988 Olympics.
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